Infographic: Meltdown in the Arctic
December 13, 2011, 8:36 a.m.
Arctic sea ice always grows and shrinks with the seasons, but thanks to global warming, it's been doing a lot more of the latter lately. Here's a graphical look at just how quickly this sea change is happening.
Infographic: Polar bears in peril
December 7, 2011, 9:54 a.m.
Polar bears have ruled the Arctic for 100,000 years, but now they're struggling to keep up as the region undergoes a dramatic transformation.
Narwhals, the unicorns of the sea, now tracked by satellite
December 1, 2011, 8:23 a.m. by Katharine Gammon, OurAmazingPlanet
Knowing the narwhals' locations and the depth of their diving activities can help governments better meet marine preservation goals.
Sneak preview: 'To the Arctic 3D' highlights plight of polar bears
November 28, 2011, 8:57 a.m. by Gerri Miller
Renowned documentarians spent 3 years traveling to some of the coldest places on Earth to inspire people to care for our fragile ocean ecosystems.
Watch polar bears in action
November 18, 2011, 3:14 p.m.
Check out 2 webcams from Churchill, Manitoba, where polar bears wait for the Hudson Bay to freeze so they can reach their seal-hunting grounds.
Suspected stroke victim leaves South Pole
October 17, 2011, 9:19 a.m.
Video: A cargo flight, the first of the season, picks up suspected stroke victim Renee-Nicole Douceur, who had been stranded at the South Pole.
Arctic ozone hole detected for the first time
October 3, 2011, 10:36 a.m. by Wynne Parry, LiveScience
Cold temperatures and lingering pollutants contributed to the development of the new ozone hole, which differs from its more well-known Antarctic cousin.
Is the CIA's climate work on the chopping block?
August 11, 2011, 5:52 p.m. by Mother Jones
Intelligence analysts have long kept tabs on variables like changing weather patterns as a predictor of regional instability — but it's safe to say that any climate program will be scrutinized by the GOP caucus.
Massive ice island spotted off Canada's coast in satellite image
July 6, 2011, 4:21 p.m. by OurAmazingPlanet Inc.
Satellites have spotted a massive ice island that broke off from a glacier in Greenland 11 months ago and is making its way through Arctic waters.